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    Question Interested In Hanging from Texas

    Hey, I just got back to Texas after a stint overseas. I love backpacking and after taking a trip to Gila National Forest I was interested in trying my luck in hammocks. Anybody have any good suggestions for cutting my backpack weight with a hammock, but at the same time still providing the comfort.

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    Welcome Monkeyboy! There are many folks here who can do a better job than I can suggesting how to cut weight and be comfortable so I'll defer to some of the wisdom that I bet you see posted to this thread soon.

    For me, seeing what other folks use is most helpful. I can read the threads but seeing in person makes the difference and that's one of the reasons I like group hangs.

    There are a lot of Texas hangers all over the state and at least one group hang every couple of months it seems. The next one is in June at Inks Lake.

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    Thanks for the heads up. I will definitely check it out.

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    Monkeyboy, welcome from Soonerland. Any pics of Gila forest to post?
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    Not much on lightweight issues, but I have seen a lot of information about the subject within the pages of this forum...welcome.
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